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Product Safety Notices & Recalls

At Big Y, our goal is to exceed our customers' evolving expectations by constantly seeking better ways to create and deliver World Class service and value. This makes food safety a priority for us. We maintain the highest standards of performance in all areas of our World Class Markets especially when it comes to the well-being of our community.

Maypo Instant Oatmeal Market Withdrawal

October 27, 2022


Big Y Foods is issuing a market withdrawal for packages of Maypo Instant Oatmeal – Maple with a sell-by date of 4/7/23 due to the possible presence of bugs in the product. It is recommended that either the product be discarded or if you are returning it to the place of purchase that it be placed in an air tight container or placed in the freezer prior to it being returned in order to prevent the spread of the bugs.

This only applies to product purchased at Big Y locations throughout MA and CT.

Upon returning the product to your local Big Y or with the proof of purchase (if the product was discarded), you will receive a full refund.

The following products are sold at Big Y: 

Product Name UPC Size Sell-By Date
Maypo Instant Oatmeal - Maple 6414408037 14oz 4/7/23

Consumers with questions may contact Big Y Foods Customer Service line at 1-800-828-2688, option #9 anytime Monday through Friday from 8:30am to 4pm.

More Resources:

Both FSIS and FDA offer free recall email notifications. By clicking on the links on the FSIS and FDA recall pages, you can sign up for email notifications of all recalls. All you need is a valid email address.

Recalls.gov - Your Online Resource for Recalls - http://www.recalls.gov/

FDA's Recalls, Market Withdrawals and Safety Alerts Page - http://www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/default.htm

USDA Food Safety and Inspection Service Current Recalls and Alerts - http://www.fsis.usda.gov/Fsis_Recalls/Open_Federal_Cases/index.asp